Rabat- The Moroccan designer Hicham Lahlou is representing the African continent as a commissioner in the SaloneSatellite, following Salone Del Mobile 2018 in Milan, April 17-22.
As the youth focus of the landmark Salon Del ham LMobile, SaloneSatellite brings together the most promising under-35 designers of the moment to foster contact with industry experts and companies. The youth competition awards cash prizes to the top three design projects.
Moroccan students from the Private University of Fez, one of the rare African universities that was chosen to attend this event, will participate in the SaloneSatellite under Lahlou’s guidance.
Hicham Lahlou is a designer and interior architect, who has developed several masterpieces both in Morocco and abroad. He received the distinction of Chevalier from the Order of Arts and Letters in France two years ago for his outstanding contributions to the field of design.
Lahlou will coach the students and supervise their designs, while representing participating in an initiative aimed at generating new business and economic development opportunities for the benefit of Fez artisans.
The designer is representing Morocco and Africa alongside the Campana brothers, two leading Brazilian designers, who will represent Latin America as part of the “Africa / Latin America Emergent Design Exhibition.”